I think this thread title should be updated. Samsung have officially stated that this is an LED edge lit Smart TV.
In the video embed on HDTV News the Samsung guy says right at the start that it's edge lit....
You're welcome. I'm also not 100% sure. I'll contact my Samsung rep to see if I can get a confirmation. The Samsung guy in my video I linked was talking about enhancing video processing... But I would like more official word also.
I was at CES last week, and asked for a full demo and installation, I even got the Samsung guy to remove it, show it running without the kit, and then show the complete installation and it running. The cable is only needed if...
The major players, well, Sony, LG and Samsung have all released 84-85-Inch models, ie, huge.
I have a strong feeling we will see smaller models from them at CES, they just haven't let the news out yet. Well, here is to hoping anyhow.
Westinghouse look set to bring 4K to the mass with their range of 4K TVs, ie, not just the huge $$$$$ ones. But they of course had to also make the world's largest 4K TV for the due attention!
Revealed from CES 2013...
I was at the press launch, and believe I was the only person to make a hands on video.
Feel free to check it out, it's about 10mins long, shows the design, smart tv functions, motorized wall mount and...
Officially priced at $4,499 and $5,499. Should be available immediately, but I've yet to see them online at the Sony Store. I expect we'll see them in the next day or two.